Saturday, March 19, 2011

How Cars build Social inequality?

This post is from one of my observations of behaviors of people who own cars (including myself!). Although  the point that I will be making here, has already been made by several journalists and novelists in the past in other forms, but this is more pertinent today, keeping unprecedented burgeoning of cars and social inequalities in societies like India.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Why there is no Looting in Japan?

Japan has seen some of the worst kinds of disasters made by man and nature both. After recent deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant explosions in Japan, the most interesting thing that the world learned about Japan's; is its ability to show resilience and composure after such deadly blows. Nowadays, news columnists around the world are murmuring the same resilience in their respective social circles.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Hight of Patriotism: Indian Passport Dilemma!

Indian Passport Office (PO) with all their corrupt and age old paper work methods, which are designed in such a manner that, nobody who either doesn't have money to fuel a passport agent's propellers or a hands on experience with PO himself, can never be able to see his on face on his own passport without seeing the robust (don't even dream so!) bureaucratic culture of Indian administration. 

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Best Plan: Have No Plans!

Why we are always asked to have some plan? Why people regularly face questions like: What do you expect in future? Where do you see yourself in future? The logic is: 'If you have a plan, or at-least a goal in your mind, then your whole life becomes organized and you make right decisions at the right time to achieve that goal. But don't you think that, it's a self fulfilling logic! Because, when you have a goal in mind, then you take all the necessary steps to achieve that goal, and what about other things that you could do if you didn't have that goal in the first place!!!